2008 - Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh marries Marjorie Bach, making him brother-in-law to Ringo Starr, who is married to Marjorie's sister Barbara.
2003 - Jack White, frontman for The White Stripes, assaults Von Bondies frontman Jason Stollsteimer in a Detroit nightclub.
1993 - Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash joined Billy Joel on stage in Los Angeles to play a solo on the tune "Shameless."
1985 - Phil Collins, whose song "In The Air Tonight" was used in the pilot episode of Miami Vice.
1984 - Deep Purple play the Entertainment Centre at Sydney.
1975 - Foghat's "Slow Ride" was released.
1975 - The Rolling Stones' request to put on a three day show for 100,000 fans on Easter Island is denied by the government of Chile.
1974 - George Harrison has lunch with President Gerald Ford at the White House. Later that same day, Ford meets with Peter Frampton.
1967 - The Grateful Dead perform "Dark Star" for the first time at the Shrine Exhibition Hall in L.A.
1966 - Jimi Hendrix makes his first UK TV appearance when he performs on Ready Steady Go.
1961 - The Beatles signed with manager Brian Epstein.
1948 - "Skunk" Baxter is born Jeffrey Allen Baxter in Washington, D.C.